(October 1965)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1965
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'know, Bolo, nothing sends a chill down my spine like looking at Laurie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Bolo Brown; Laurie Lake; Alec

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Wilbur #73.

Shadow Boxed (Table of Contents: 1)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vince DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Alec; Linda Moore; Mert
Synopsis
Linda follows Laurie and Wilbur because she feels they are acting suspicious. She follows them to an unknown house where Laurie brings her inside and introduces her to a blind date named Mert.
Reprints

Part-Time Help! (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's father decides to give Li'l Jinx a quarter for cleaning her room, but Li'l Jinx only cleans a nickel's worth.

Water on the Brain (Table of Contents: 3)

Tiny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Tiny; Wilbur Wilkin; Sheldon Broadbeam; Slats Morgan; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Tiny thinks that the chemical formula for water is the letters from H to O.
Reprints

Something Fishy (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Pop's
Synopsis
When Wilbur orders fish because it is brain food, Pop's suggests buying a whale.
Reprints

Prank and File (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan Decarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vince Decarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Alec; Mr. Bumble
Synopsis
Linda and Alec scheme to let Linda go to the state fair with Wilbur and Alec instead of Laurie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script, Pencils, Inks, and Letters confirmed by Archie's Double Digest Magazine #224.

Dark Eyes (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vince DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake; Wilbur Wilkin; Tiny; Dodo
Synopsis
Laurie gives herself a black eye but covers it with mascara. Wilbur gives her another on the opposite eye at the dance. Tiny says he will beat Wilbur up if he hurts Laurie again and when the mascara washes off, Tiny gets the wrong idea.
Reprints

To Be a Nurse (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; medical

Smart As an Ox! (Table of Contents: 8)

Linda and Laurie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vince DeCarlo ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Dodo; Wilbur Wilkin; Bolo Brown; Mr. Bumble; teachers
Synopsis
Linda, not to be beaten by Laurie, goes to great lengths to receive a most helpful student award. It turns out that Laurie was only helping to raise her grades.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Y'know, Bolo, nothing sends a chill down my spine like looking at Laurie!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. Shadow Boxed
    Wilbur
  3. 2. Part-Time Help!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Water on the Brain
    Tiny
  5. 4. Something Fishy
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Prank and File
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Dark Eyes
    Wilbur
  8. 7. To Be a Nurse
  9. 8. Smart As an Ox!
    Linda and Laurie
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